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Hulu bringing (some) TV shows to mobile for free

Online video service Hulu lets you stream thousands of TV episodes and movies over the internet. But up until now if you’ve wanted to use Hulu on a smartphone or tablet, you’ve been limited to watching free clips instead of full episodes unless you ponied up $7.99 per month for a Hulu Plus subscription. That […]

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Lilbits (4-25-2014): Asus Chromebook on the way, Samsung Chromebook 2 delayed

Samsung’s Chromebook 2 laptops went up for pre-order recently, with promised ship dates of late April. Now it looks like the ARM-based, octa-core Chrome OS laptops will ship in late May instead. Meanwhile, there’s mounting evidence that the first Chrome OS laptops from Asus will launch soon. Here are some of the latest tech headlines […]

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Lilbits (4-24-2014): Vic Gundotra leaves Google, IFTTT comes to Android

It’s a time for departures and arrivals: The head of Google+ is leaving Google, but the makers of popular web “recipe” service IFTTT (If This, Then That) are coming to Google with a new Android app that lets you do things like do things like send a notification if the forecast calls for rain, or […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 tablets now available, Play Store, Hulu, Boingo credit included

All three sizes of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 tablets are now available for purchase in the US, with prices starting at $199 for a 7 inch model, $299 for the 8.9 inch version, and $399 for the Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1). While those prices are decent, they’re nothing particularly spectacular. But there are a few perks […]

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Hulu Plus Windows 8 app hits the Windows Store

Netflix isn’t the only subscription video service with a new Windows 8 app to show off. Rival Hulu Plus has released a Windows 8 app that lets subscribers stream movies, TV shows, web series, and other videos using a native Windows app — no web browser required. Like other apps designed to use Microsoft’s new […]

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How to stream Hulu on a Google Nexus Q

The Nexus Q is a media streaming set-top device (sphere?) that allows Android smartphone and tablet owners to play and control music, movies and TV shows from the Google Play store and videos from YouTube on HDTVs. If that seems frustratingly limited, it is. But since the Q runs Android and is hackable, the limitations […]

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Vizio Tablet software update adds Netflix support

The Vizio Tablet was the first big-name Android tablet to support the Hulu Plus online video application. Now it also works with Netflix, which makes the tablet a pretty great option for those in supported countries looking to stream TV shows and movies from two of the biggest players in the online video space. Of […]